A trio of promising coronavirus vaccine candidates has raised hopes that America appears poised to finally turn the corner in the pandemic. But the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautions that there’s still a cold,...
A group of academics and health experts are launching a dynamic COVID-19 tracking system that will help counties, states and metropolitan areas predict where the virus is headed, when it will arrive and whether spread is accelerating. “Now...
Robinhood, the stock trading app popular with young investors, wasn’t forthright with customers on how it makes money through its commission-free platform and didn’t live up to its duty to ensure users got the best terms on trades, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.By going along with...
Inauguration day is set for Jan. 20 as Joe Biden will replace Donald Trump as President of the United States. Since the November election, the transfer of presidential power between Biden and Trump has been a trending topic. Another...
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Democratic lawmakers on Sunday called for swift and serious action to be taken against President Donald Trump, ranging from censure to impeachment, after he was heard in a leaked audio tape pressuring Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find”...
The U.S. will hang on to its title as the biggest retail market in the world despite COVID-19, thanks to a boost from government stimulus and consumer spending from the comfort of home, according to eMarketer. U.S. retail sales...
The more someone understood about interest rates, inflation, risk diversification and other financial concepts, the less likely they show signs of financial “fragility” at a time of serious money pressures for many people across the country, a new study concludes. There is a link between financial literacy...
Hospitals await the post-Thanksgiving surge — and the Christmas one is just around the corner.“After an event, we would expect to see an increase in new cases in one to two weeks, an increase in hospitalizations from two to three weeks, and an increase in bad outcomes from...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The Dow pulls back from an intraday record to close lower, as investors weigh the U.S. rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine against tightening restrictions implemented in New York City and parts of Europe ahead of Christmas. ...